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Film Review: ‘The BFG’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jun 29th, 2016

Hi everyone, Bryan here…

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I’m just thankful that Steven Spielberg is not doing awful period pieces like his last films, including ‘Lincoln‘, ‘War Horse‘, and ‘Bridge of Spies‘. Yes, those films won Oscars, but I’m willing to bet you’ve only seen the once and will never see them again. I’m thankful and excited that Spielberg has returned, at least for a few films into his magical world of sci-fi, which he excels at. This time around, Spielberg is tackling the children’s story of ‘The BFG‘ or ‘Big Friendly Giant’, by the great author Roald Dahl (‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory‘, ‘Matilda‘, ‘James and the Giant Peach‘, and ‘The Witches‘).

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Steven Spielberg directed the adaptation of a Roald Dahl masterpiece ‘The BFG‘. It stars Rebecca Hall, Bill Hader and Mark Rylance as the BFG and it opens nationwide July 1, 2016 to be seen on big screens everywhere.

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For those of us who grew up on Roald Dahl’s writing and fell in love, not only, with ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory‘ but with ‘The BFG‘ as well, this is going to be an exciting moment for you. The trailer for the latter released a trailer before it’s July 1 debut to keep us all amped up for the premiere, I know I am!

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Enjoy the first trailer for ‘The BFG’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Dec 9th, 2015

Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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The BFG‘ trailer has arrived and looks quite good. This is a Steven Spielberg project, based on the Roald Dahl book of the same name. The BFG stands for Big Friendly Giant if you were unaware. The trailer is a tiny bit scary and mysterious, but looks like a fun adventure. Mark Rylance (‘Bridge of Spies‘) plays the giant with Rebecca Hall, Bill Hader, Jemaine Clement and Ruby Barnhill starring in the film. I can’t wait for this one. ‘The BFG’ opens July 1st 2016. Enjoy.

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Roald Dahl is a fantastic author that doesn’t get nearly enough mainstream credit. Film-goers have enjoyed his stories for years and most of us grew up with at least one of them. Favorites like ‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’, ‘The Witches‘, ‘Matilda‘ and ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox‘ are a few examples of Dahl’s work that has been given a big screen treatment. Now we can add to that list ‘The BFG‘.

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‘Flight of the Conchords’ are coming back to HBO!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 11th, 2018

In the daytime of the night, Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement, who make up the duo that is the hilarious ‘Flight of the Conchords‘ are coming back to HBO for a one-hour special of music and comedy later this year. The comedic pair will perform new and old songs on their upcoming comedy tour, which will be filmed in front of a sold out audience in the UK. This is just excellent news and I hope the two will have future specials and even a new show after the success of this upcoming one. I wonder if there will be a new Bowie song or a sequel to ‘Business Time’. I hope so.

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Blu-ray Announcement and Pre-Order: ‘Moana’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 21st, 2017

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Official Release: Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Moana,” the sweeping story of a spirited teenager who sets sail on a daring adventure to save her people, starring newcomer Auli‘i Cravalho as the voice of brave and tenacious Moana and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (HBO’s “Ballers,” “Central Intelligence”) as the larger-than-life demigod Maui, has dazzled both critics and audiences. The film earned a 95% critics’ consensus on Rotten Tomatoes and the No. 1 spot at the domestic box office opening weekend. Now, “Moana” sets a new course, arriving to homes on Digital HD/3D and Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA) on Feb. 21, and on Blu-ray 3D™, Blu-ray, DVD and On-Demand on March 7.

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Two great family film companies, Walden Media and Jim Henson Productions, are joining forces to produce, and develop an original story about a rather nasty subject, a pagan demon who punishes wicked children at Christmas. Did I mention he has horns and looks fifty shades of creepy? They’ve gone with the title ‘Happy Krampus!‘ so they’re going to make it a family-friendly project with a live-action production.

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Here’s The Latest on Steven Spielberg’s New Projects!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jun 17th, 2014

Rebecca S., Here…

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There has been a lot of speculation recently about Steven Spielberg’s upcoming projects. Two of them will be for DreamWorks, and people have been curious as to which film he will tackle first. DreamWorks answered that question by announcing release dates for his next two projects. First, there is an untitled cold war, spy thriller, which will hit theaters on Oct. 16, 2015. Then less than a year later, his adaptation of Roald Dahl’s children’s book The BFG (The Big Friendly Giant) will open on July 1, 2016.

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Film aficionados listen up, I’ve got the line up of what we can expect from The Criterion Collection for November 2016.

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